Welshpool, Mid Wales is a beautiful area of Wales located just four miles from the England and Wales border. The area is the perfect location to stay in holiday homes in midwales truly immerse oneself into the wonder of Welsh culture. The town itself is home to 6500 citizens and the impressive Powys Castle, alongside an abundance of Georgian architecture. The quaint market town used to be the capital of South Powys for a short period of time and describes itself as “the place where Wales begins”.
Welshpool is definitely a superb location for any family or tourist who wishes to consider a break away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. The town is easily accessible by road, rail or air via the A483, on the Cambrian line or the nearby Welshpool Airport. When you do arrive it is vitally important to visit Powys Castle. The 13th Century sandstone castle and its walls surround the beautiful gardens and aesthetics that definitely have to be seen to be believed.
You can make your visit to Welshpool even more relaxed and comfortable by taking a ride on the Welshpool and Llanfair Railway. This is a truly unique experience with the chance to ride in open carriages, pulled along by original steam engines. This experience will send you travelling back in time as you travel through countryside’s that have yet to be spoilt by the modern necessities of life today.
Those visiting during the winter period can enjoy the Welshpool Winter Fair; a wonderful Christmas event that is host to a wide variety of stalls selling food, drink and crafts to the soundtrack of festive music. Can you imagine anything more picturesque than being wrapped up warm and browsing through the streets with a hot chocolate or mulled wine?
So come and take a trip to one of Wales’ most popular tourist destinations and see exactly why it is “the place where Wales begins”.